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July 24, 2014

AddictedADDICTED (An Ethan Frost Novel) by Tracy Wolff

Publication Date: July 14, 2014

Format: Digital ARC

Source: Random House Publishing-Loveswept via NetGalley

Rating: Snip20140717_1 (3.5 stars)

SYNOPSIS:

As Chloe Girard discovers, there’s love . . . and then there’s addiction.

Ethan Frost is everything a woman could want in a man. He’s rich, gorgeous, powerful, one of the most eligible bachelors in the world.

But that’s not why I’m with him.

I love Ethan for all the things no one else gets to see: his innate kindness, his reckless spontaneity, his unwavering determination to use his brilliance for good. I love the way he looks at me, the way he touches me. The way he makes me forget the wreckage of my past and the twisted fear that still lives inside me.

But sometimes it terrifies me how much I crave him, how much I need him just to breathe. I always thought it would be my past that ruined us, but there’s a darkness in Ethan I never dreamed existed. Can we survive as his secrets surface—threatening to unravel us both?

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July 24, 2014

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This is an erotic fairy tale inspired by Little Red Riding Hood.
The first installment was originally featured in the BEND Anthology.

NOW AVAILABLE

The final installment of  Red & Wolfe by Ella James!

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Purchase your copy today!

AMAZON / B&N / SMASHWORDS / APPLE IBOOKS / KOBO

July 22, 2014

9780553391183_p0_v1_s260x420DESIRED (Club Sin #3) by Stacey Kennedy

Publication Date: July 22, 2014

Format: ARC E-book

Source: Random House Publishing via NetGalley

My Rating: 5 stars

SYNOPSIS:

Kyler Morgan, Master at the legendary Club Sin in Las Vegas, knows how to give women what they want—too well. He hasn’t had a real challenge in a long time. Then Ella Snow enters his life. Beautiful, inhibited, and innocent in the ways of submission and domination, Ella is the new blood he’s been lusting after. Soon, the thrill of training her to embrace his world brings forth desires Kyler cannot control.

After ending an abusive relationship, Ella makes a promise to herself to start living life to the fullest. It’s one of the reasons she seeks out Club Sin. Here, Kyler’s every touch is a lesson in liberation, stirring passions that have no bounds. But as she falls under Kyler’s command, Ella discovers that some secrets are so dark they must come to light. Submission alone may not be enough to save her, leaving her Master with only one question: How can he help Ella heal while unlocking the deep pleasures she craves?

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July 21, 2014

Hold+On+TightHOLD ON TIGHT by Abbi Glines

Publication Date: June 3, 2014

Format: E-book

Source: Amazon Kindle

My Rating: 5 stars

SYNOPSIS: 

Six years ago, Dewayne Falco’s life changed. He lost someone he never expected to lose. Resigned to punish himself for something he felt he could have prevented, he goes through life without getting too close to anyone.

What he didn’t expect was for the girl across the street to move back home and remind him of what they both lost: Dewayne’s younger brother Dustin. However, when a miniature version of Dustin opens the door to greet him, Dewayne realizes he might not have lost everything after all.

Sienna Roy loved Dustin Falco most of her life. He was the boy next door, the high school basketball star and her best friend. But when his life was cut short, she realized he left a part of himself behind.

Now, she’s back in Sea Breeze, thankful to have a home for her and Dustin’s son, but not sure if she can ever forgive the people across the street who abandoned her when she needed them the most — The Falcos.

Betrayal, lies, and forbidden attraction might end Dewayne and Sienna’s story before it’s even begun.

 

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AMAZON / B&N / KOBO

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July 20, 2014

Better+When+He's+BadBETTER WHEN HE’S BAD (Welcome to the Point #1)

by Jay Crownover

Publication Date: June 17, 2014

Format: E-book

Source: Amazon.com

Rating: 5 stars

SYNOPSIS:

There’s a difference between a bad boy and a boy who’s bad . . . meet Shane Baxter.

Sexy, dark, and dangerous, Bax isn’t just from the wrong side of the tracks, he is the wrong side of the tracks. A criminal, a thug, and a brawler, he’s the master of bad choices, until one such choice landed him in prison for five years. Now Bax is out and looking for answers, and he doesn’t care what he has to do or who he has to hurt to get them. But there’s a new player in the game, and she’s much too innocent, much too soft…and standing directly in his way.

Dovie Pryce knows all about living a hard life and the tough choices that come with it. She’s always tried to be good, tried to help others, and tried not to let the darkness pull her down. But the streets are fighting back, things have gone from bad to worse, and the only person who can help her is the scariest, sexiest, most complicated ex-con The Point has ever produced.

Bax terrifies her, awakening feelings she never thought she’d have for a guy like him. But it doesn’t take Dovie long to realize . . . some boys are just better when they’re bad.

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July 19, 2014

Rebecca's+Lost+JournalsREBECCA’S LOST JOURNALS by Lisa Renee Jones

Publication Date: April 15, 2014

Format: Digital galley

Source: Lisa Renee Jones & assistant

Rating: 4 stars

SYNOPSIS:

Kept under lock and key, discovered by chance, dangerous new secrets and scintillating adventures lie within Rebecca’s private diaries—searing scenes from a passionate journey inside a world where pain is pleasure, pleasure is pain, and where every limit she once had is no more.

The Seduction
Rebecca’s daring first encounter with the Master . . .

The Contract
Once she is his, there’s no turning back . . .

His Submissive
Passion and torment become one . . .

My Master
It’s Rebecca’s turn to take control . . .

And told from his point of view,
The Master Undone
Shattered after Rebecca walks away, he questions his need to control. But when a challenging new woman revives him and then disappears, he knows one thing: he must have more. . . .

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AMAZON / B&N / KOBO

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July 18, 2014

Lisa Renee Jones is hosting a GIVEAWAY specifically for reviewers, bloggers, and book club leaders! Yes, you heard me right!

Winner will be chosen August 19th (the day a certain book debuts…*cough*cough* NO IN BETWEEN) and the prizes include:

**DIAMOND ROSE NECKLACE FROM JARED’S 
**$100 AMAZON GIFT CARD
**$50 AMAZON GIFT CARD

I have never, and I mean never, seen a giveaway this amazing! The contest is basically around IF I WERE YOU, the first novel in the Inside Out series, but you have chances to get bonus entries for reading, reviewing, and/or promoting the other books in the series. There are so many chances to win!!!

The awesome part? She’s already provided you with the graphics and everything you may need to complete the rafflecopter! It’s super easy! The links to the graphics and information related to Lisa’s Inside Out series can be found–>HERE.

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[Click on the picture above to be taken to the blogger rafflecopter giveaway!]

She’s also hosting another giveaway celebrating the Inside Out series’ newest debuts MY HUNGER (7/7) & NO IN BETWEEN (8/19). Go HERE for more information!

July 18, 2014

RushRUSH by Maya Banks (Breathless Trilogy #1)

Publication Date: 2013

Format: Paperback

Source: Hastings Book Store

Rating: Snip20140717_1  3.5 stars

SYNOPSIS:

Gabe, Jace, and Ash: three of the wealthiest, most powerful men in the country. They’re accustomed to getting anything they want. Anything at all. For Gabe, it’s making one particular fantasy come true with a woman who was forbidden fruit. Now she’s ripe for the picking…

When Gabe Hamilton saw Mia Crestwell walk into the ballroom for his hotel’s grand opening, he knew he was going to hell for what he had planned. After all, Mia is his best friend’s little sister. Except she’s not so little anymore. And Gabe has waited a long time to act on his desires.

Gabe has starred in Mia’s fantasies more than once, ever since she was a teenager with a huge crush on her brother’s best friend. So what if Gabe’s fourteen years older? Mia knows he’s way out of her league, but her attraction has only grown stronger with time. She’s an adult now, and there’s no reason not to act on her most secret desires.

As Gabe pulls her into his provocative world, she realizes there’s a lot she doesn’t know about him or how exacting his demands can be. Their relationship is intense and obsessive, but as they cross the line from secret sexual odyssey to something deeper, their affair runs the risk of being exposed—and vulnerable to a betrayal far more intimate than either expected.

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AMAZON / KOBO / B&N 

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July 17, 2014

Beautiful+OblivionBEAUTIFUL OBLIVION by Jamie McGuire

Publication Date: July 1, 2014

Format: Paperback

Source: Amazon

My Rating: Snip20140628_1

SYNOPSIS:

The Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster phenomenon continues in the first heart-pounding new adult romance in The Maddox Brothers series.

Fiercely independent Camille “Cami” Camlin gladly moved on from her childhood before it was over. She has held down a job since before she could drive, and moved into her own apartment after her freshman year of college. Now tending bar at The Red Door, Cami doesn’t have time for much else besides work and classes, until a trip to see her boyfriend is cancelled, leaving her with a first weekend off in almost a year.

Trenton Maddox was the king of Eastern State University, dating co-eds before he even graduated high school. His friends wanted to be him, and women wanted to tame him, but after a tragic accident turned his world upside down, Trenton leaves campus to come to grips with the crushing guilt.

Eighteen months later, Trenton is living at home with his widower father, and works full-time at a local tattoo parlor to help with the bills. Just when he thinks his life is returning to normal, he notices Cami sitting alone at a table at The Red.

As the baby sister of four rowdy brothers, Cami believes she’ll have no problem keeping her new friendship with Trenton Maddox strictly platonic. But when a Maddox boy falls in love, he loves forever—even if she is the only reason their already broken family could fall apart.

In the first installment of the Maddox Brothers books, readers can experience the rush of reading Beautiful Disaster for the first time, all over again.

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July 7, 2014

myhunger2MY HUNGER by Lisa Renee Jones

Publication Date: July 7, 2014

Source: InkSlinger PR

Format: Digital ARC

Rating:

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SYNOPSIS:

An Inside Out Novella in Mark’s POV

While
Chris and Sara have traveled to Paris to avoid the chaos of press and
police after the tragic night we’d shared, I have stayed to face the
reality of what has happened. But there is no peace to be found in
facing the truth, and no truth to be found in the confessions that have
been made and retracted. I am a Master, all about control, and yet right
now, facing great tragedy, I feel as if I have none. With my club and
my relationships of the past in the spotlight, I find sanctuary in the
one place I’ve promised I will never be again, but cannot seem to
resist. Her arms.

***Mark and Crystal’s story begins in the novella Master Undone

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